Anonymous 

Review for Lower Back Pain

  • Age 55+
  • Female
  • 188 lbs
  • Eliz Nj
06
Mar2017
  • Injury Status In Pain
  • Physical activity per week 4-8 hours
  • Chronicity 18+ Months
  • Repeat injury? No
  • Number of Surgeries None
  • How much did pain interfere with your day-to-day activities in the past week? All the time
  • Have you been off work or unemployed due to low-back pain? Yes, for 1-3 months
  • Have you felt depressed or hopeless in the last 7 days? Sometimes
  • Additional Diagnosis/Symptoms Sciatica (pinched nerve, radiculopathy), Osteoarthritis (arthritis), Spinal Stenosis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated disc (bulging disc, disc protrusion), Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Muscle Strain

Treatment Ratings

    Improved
    Opioids, McKenzie Method, Chiropractor, Acupuncture, Physical Therapy
    Not Improved
    Rest, Ice, Acetaminophen, Heat, Supplements, NSAIDs - Anti Inflammatory drugs

Can't function to do daily chores shopping etc. too much pain don't want surgery . Insur pays limited chiropractic treatment and Accupuncture not at all ( Medicare ). These treatments do help can't afford to pay .


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